Jackson, Mississippi is the perfect place to score big by holding your next sporting event or tournament in the City With Soul.
Whether you need courts, fields or arenas, the athletic and sports facilities in Jackson can accommodate your event. Jackson offers multipurpose sports facilities such as the Jackson Convention Complex (JCC). The JCC truly serves in this capacity, hosting everything from the USA Junior Olympic National Gymnastics Championship and the Mississippi High School Activities Association Varsity Cheer/Dance Championships to AAU Southern Hospitality Volleyball tournaments.
Other multipurpose facilities include the Mississippi Coliseum, Mississippi Trade Mart Center, Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, Smith-Wills Stadium, Providence Hill Farm and the Kirk Fordice Equine Center, among many others.
Major Sports Facilities in the Area
- Jackson Convention Complex (JCC): LEED Certified Facility, 330,000 square feet of flexible exhibit, ballroom and meeting space
- Mississippi Fairground Complex (MFC): The complex is composed of the Mississippi Coliseum, the Kirk Fordice Equine Center and the Mississippi Trade Mart
- Providence Hill Farm (PHF): The 1,250-acre retreat provides every facility for the hunter/jumper and skeet-shooting enthusiast
- Mississippi Basketball Association (MBA): Five college regulation courts, with 3,300 seating capacity
- Jackson Futbol Club (JFC)/Buddy Butts Park (BBP): A combined 22 u6-u19 soccer fields
Types of Events in the Area
USA Junior Olympic National Gymnastics Championship, Mississippi High School Athletics Championships, Association Varsity Cheer/Dance Championships, AAU Southern Hospitality Volleyball tournaments, Dixie National Rodeo, National Barrel Horse Association Adult and Youth Competitions, MS Blues Marathon, Mississippi Sports & Fitness Expo, and Southwestern Athletic Conference Football Championship.
The city provides more than 2,000 hotel rooms to include, full service, limited service and boutique hotels. With mild winters and warm summers, the weather is always right for a multitude of activities.
|General Sales Tax|
|Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau dba Visit Jackson|
|Convention Center Tax|
|Telcom Center Tax|
.75/per room/per day
|Jackson Special Infrastructure Tax|
.75/per room/per day
Jackson, Mississippi is centrally located at the crossroads of I-55 and I-20. It is the City With Soul because of the people, places, and events that shaped Mississippi and her capital city, those that threaded the fabric of America. There is something for everyone from civil rights to blues music, literature, performing arts, and culinary offerings. Visit the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, the Museum of Mississippi History, the Eudora Welty Home & Garden, the Mississippi Children’s Museum or the Mississippi Museum of Art, to name a few of the 30 unique museums and attractions. We are the only city in the western hemisphere to host the International Ballet Competition, held every four years.